Shyamala's picture
Current Role(s): 
Director Social Business
UniMity Solutions Pvt Limited

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Have over a decade of experience in designing and developing solutions using Open Source platforms, acquired rich and varied expertise in many different technologies related to web, mobile and cloud.

Co-Founder and Director-Social Media at UniMity Solutions, based in Chennai, India. At UniMity, we have been using Drupal to deliver large, enterprise-level solutions in the areas of publishing, education and e-commerce.

An Engineer by qualification from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - one of India’s premier technology institutions.


On for 11 years 4 months

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Drupal Contributions: 

I have been an active participant in the online Drupal Community and have made contributions to the enhancements, usage and adoption of Drupal. I have also contributed as a member of the QA team, for the Drupal redesign initiative in 2010 and as Project Manager for the D8 mobile initiative.

I have been a founder member in setting up an informal community for Drupalers in Chennai and have helped build a network of Drupal professionals in this area. I have been involved in popularizing Drupal amongst Universities in collaboration with IEEE and Free Software Foundation by way of conducting training sessions for students.

I have participated in major international and national level Drupal conferences and presented case studies and experiences with Drupal platforms.

Currently serving the board of the Drupal Association.

In this new role, the key areas I will focus on would be evangelising Drupal, specifically adoption in Enterprises, Government & Education. Would also continue to support community building activities for Drupal. Listening to the voice of the Drupal community, specifically India, will be an integral part of this role.

Areas of Expertise: 
Site builder
Project Manager
Business Development
Coordinate/Facilitate Community Initiatives
Board Member of Drupal Association
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Asia 2016
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Dublin 2016

Credited on 1 issue fixed in the past 1 year

Drupal Association Individual Member
Drupal Association Supporting Partner
Drupal Association Organization Member

Shyamala helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

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I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed Drupal documentation
I helped organize DrupalCon
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I help mentor new contributors